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No further deaths linked to Covid-19 as 102 new cases recorded

Another 102 cases of the virus have been recorded
Digital Staff

There have been no deaths linked to Covid-19 as the Department of Health released its latest figures on the pandemic.

It means the total number of deaths recorded by the department remains at 2,146.

Another 102 cases of the virus were recorded in the latest 24-hour reporting period.

There are 67 inpatients who have tested positive for coronavirus. Seven are in ICU and five are ventilated.

Bed occupancy in hospitals is 103 per cent. Seven hospitals are operating beyond capacity; Antrim Hospital, Causeway Hospital in Coleraine, Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry, the Mater Hospital in north Belfast, the Royal Victoria Hospital in west Belfast, the South West Acute Hospital in Enniskillen and the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald.

The average seven-day infection rate per 100,000 is 33.3.

Latest vaccination figures show 1,416,826 first doses have been administered - 957,063 first doses and 459,763 second doses.

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